Saturday , 6 February 2016
  • Former townie at the top of his game

    Former townie at the top of his game

    Peter Wilson always knew he wanted to go farming because of his love of the outdoors, animals and action. He just wasn’t sure how he’d go about it. The 20-year-old former townie hails from Rotorua. Hi...

  • Booming bull business

    Booming bull business

    A new venture rearing Jersey bull calves to lease to dairy farmers is proving to be a good decision for Brian and Amy Anderson and their investors. It is thought to be the only large-scale dairy Jerse...

  • City careers to farming business

    City careers to farming business

    Michael and Megan Webster left behind professional careers in Auckland to go dairy farming in 2007 and despite a second year of payouts below breakeven they remain determined to succeed on the farm. M...

  • Overseas agriculture adventures

    Overseas agriculture adventures

    A keen young lad, Courtney Goodare is a bit of an adventure-seeker. Landing an Agriventure New Zealand travel scholarship on a friend’s recommendation in 2013 he headed to the United Kingdom for a cha...

  • Identical dreams come true

    Identical dreams come true

    Lucy and Hannah Aston are realising a dream they have shared since childhood. The identical twin sisters always wanted to go farming. Now they are working and living together on Landcorp’s Aratiatia S...